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7 Rules for True Riches

Most of the financial principles I live by I learned because I was doing it all wrong. For the majority of my young adult life, and well into my marriage, I was focused on all the wrong things. Being a success in the eyes of the world was the most important thing to me. I […]

Fruits of the Spirit in Our Finances – Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control

In Galatians 5, we read about the 9 Fruits of the Spirit: “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” These 9 virtues are characteristics of the Holy Spirit living in us and can […]

Fruits of the Spirit in Our Finances – Love, Joy, Peace, and Patience

In Galatians 5, we read about the 9 Fruits of the Spirit: “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” These 9 virtues are characteristics of the Holy Spirit living in us and can […]

Ask Chuck: Lessons From an NFL Quarterback’s Car

Dear Chuck, I’ve been inspired by Washington Redskins quarterback, Kirk Cousins’ frugality. Don’t you think more professional athletes and musicians should set his kind of example? Big Fan of Kirk’s   Dear Big Fan, I not only wish more athletes followed his example, I think all of us could learn from him! Cousins is a […]

3 Steps to a Peaceful Life

What sort of emotions does the holiday season evoke in you? My pastor, Ronnie Batchelor, describes this as the time of year when “…we all experience the familiar unnerving sense that we’re approaching the brink – something akin to the clack-clack-clack-clack ascent of the rollercoaster when couples instinctively grasp each other’s hands and exchange nervous […]

Why Comparison Can Ruin Your Finances…And How to Stop It

Comparison is dangerous – “keeping up with the Joneses” has gone far beyond who has the nicer car or bigger yard. Our society is in an extremely dangerous position when it comes to comparison because of our constant exposure to ads, social media, and TV. Even in Christian circles, we silently compete with one another. […]

What Does the Bible Say About Investing?

what does the bible say about investing

Christians should invest, not simply to accumulate wealth for their own sake, but to increase their effectiveness for God’s Kingdom. Teaching Christians to invest is as important as teaching them how to budget. It’s all part of living as faithful stewards. What the Bible Says About Investing Investing is a way to multiply the resources […]

3 Ways to Know Your Calling

I believe that as Christians, we should have motivation, peace, and confidence in everything we do. We have the unique advantage of knowing a certain future in Christ; which means we also have the responsibility to orient our lives accordingly. Our vocation is simply an expression of our primary ministry: to serve God. Yet few […]

What Does the Bible Say About Prosperity?

Does God want us to prosper? Is it in His will for every Christian to have worldly wealth? Or does He ask every Christian to give up the things of the world and live a life of poverty? These questions of faith and money are not new, and are not unique to our modern culture. […]